This is perhaps the site of a devastating meteor impact in the Middle East.
The catastrophic effect from which could explain the mystery of why so many early cultures went into sudden decline around 2300 BC.
Today's crater lies on what would have been shallow sea 4,000 years ago, and any impact would have caused devastating fires and flooding.
The near circular, ~3.4 km-d...
Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
Fire near Great Bear Lake, Canada.
Great Bear Lake (Sahtu) is the largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The lake is situated on the Arctic Circle between 65 and 67 degrees of northern latitude and between 118 and 123 degrees western longitude, 186 m above sea level.
The lake has a surface area of 31,153 km≤ and a total...
As know as "Webster Lake" too, this lake is in Massachusetts, and its the most biggest place name, and it's one of the most longest in the world.The official name is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg but most people use the "Webster Lake" name.
This a recently found large crater in Antarctica, that was created by a 50 kilometres wide space rock 250 million years ago, and contributed to, or caused the Permian-Triassic extinction, the greatest mass extinction on Earth.
The crater is about 500 kilometres wide, and is now buried beneath 1 kilometre of ice. It was found by looking at differences in density that show up in gravity me...
Lake Palace on Lake Pichola, Udaipur is a luxurious and most romantic hotel in India. Formerly it was known as Jag Niwas. The construction of the Lake palace went on for 3 years and was completed in the year 1746, under the direction of Maharana Jagat Singh II(62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar) of Udaipur. It was a summer resort for the rulers during that period. It has beautiful pil...
Lake Vostok may be the coldest, deepest and most southerly lake on earth.
The lake's exact age is unknown, but it is probably millions of years old. Vostok's water is considered to be the most pure on earth, since it has remained untouched beneath 4km of ice for its entire lifespan.
The lake sits beneath a Russian research station that has seen the lowest temperatures ever record...
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